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Details of Human Trafficking Scandal Involving Robert Kraft at Orchids of Asia Spa Are Horrifying

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was caught in a Palm Beach County-wide human trafficking and prostitution crackdown on Friday, and new details regarding just what was happening at the location in question are shocking.


Massachusetts Residents Urged To Check Plants For Invasive Lanternfly

BOSTON (CBS) – Check your potted plants! Massachusetts agricultural officials say an invasive pest called the spotted lanternfly has been found in Boston. The Department of Agricultural Resources said a single dead specimen of the bug was discovered at a private residence in the city.


Group painting, a cappella, and a bicycling social

Painting alone can get, well, lonely. That’s why the Northborough Art Guild is offering a paint-along evening on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. Bring your paints, canvas, or paper. The Guild will have a still-life set up, or you may bring your own references or current work-in-progress. This event i


Natick police asking for help identifying burglary suspects

NATICK, MASS. (WHDH) - Natick police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two women in connection with a burglary that took place earlier this month. Officers responding to reports of a burglary at an eyeglass store were able to capture the suspects on surveillance video as they stuff pai


Kasim Kahrim had long history with Boston police before dying in early morning shoot-out

During the 20 years before Kasim Kahrim reportedly had a standoff with Boston police that would end his life, he was in and out of jail and faced more than 40 charges in Boston courts.


Updated Needham house spacious inside and out

What happens when a beloved Colonial built in 1915 meets the 21st century?. Imagine your classic New England home: curb appeal, a gentle stone walkway, painted shutters. Now supersize it to a whopping 3,620 square feet with an impressive addition that keeps all that charm but adds a ton of function.


Four arrested after police pursuit involving stolen car on I-93

Four people were arrested after a police pursuit involving a stolen car on I-93 in Boston, police say. Massachusetts State Police say a trooper saw a car exiting the tunnel on I-93 southbound, and a query showed the car had been stolen in Lynn on Tuesday.


Newton Council Goes Nuclear, Considers Resolution

NEWTON, MA — Newton is considering weighing in on the federal government's nuclear policy. Following the Trump administration's announcement that the U.S. would suspend a nuclear treaty with Russia that goes back to the 1980s earlier this month, City Councilor Alison Leary of Ward 1, who also is the


Mass. among states looking to ban tackle football for small children

NEEDHAM, Mass. - Massachusetts is joining a handful of other states looking to ban tackle football for small children. There is a bill in the State House that would set a limit on when kids can begin hitting on the grid iron.


Elmwood Chapel closes; new church to open at site

Cathy Brauner cbrauner@wickedlocal.com @wellesleytown — The headline on the emailed notice to the Townsman was stark: “Please delete Elmwood Chapel listing from the Religion section.”


R.I. strip club says Boston cop was with 'undesirable' man

PROVIDENCE — Hours before his gun was stolen, Boston police officer Emanuel Brandao was visiting a local strip club with a man the club viewed as "undesirable." Brandao never told investigators about his companion. He only said that he “spent some time” at the club with two women, both of whom said


Lakers News Feed: Another Twist In Anthony Davis-Celtics Trade Drama

The Los Angeles Lakers hoped to pull off a trade for Anthony Davis at the deadline but were unable to reach a deal with a New Orleans Pelicans front office that some, including Magic Johnson, feel didn’t negotiate in good faith.


ONTARIO: Steak thief on the loose in Norfolk County

A family in Norfolk County was left wondering where’s the beef after they were allegedly robbed of their steaks on Tuesday afternoon. Norfolk County OPP say they responded to a call of stolen steaks just before 12:30 p.m. at a home in Houghton.


The Latest: Part of I-10 closed because of snow

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Latest on winter weather in the U.S. Southwest (all times local):. Car crashes and heavy snow have closed part of Interstate 10 in southeastern Arizona, an important corridor for commerce.


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Presented by WTP

Wellesley Theatre Project Presents THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. March 28-31 and April 4-7 at The Wellesley Theatre Project Studio Theater. Join us at "Putnam County Middle School" as Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) presents THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE March 28th, 29th,


Surveillance Video Shows Woman Stealing Sunglasses: Natick PD

NATICK, MA- Natick police are looking for two women who they say stole thousands of dollars worth of designer sunglasses. The department posted surveillance footage of the incident to their Facebook page on Friday. Two women are seen in a local store perusing the collection and one woman is looking


Dedham Police Looking For Card Skimming Suspect

DEDHAM, MA — Police are looking for a suspect they said stole someone's credit card information and used the stolen information to make a fake card and shop at Legacy Place. On February, the suspect rather than physically taking the person's card, used a card skimming device, according to police. Sk


Man Accused Of Armed Robbery At Brookline Gas Station In Custody

BROOKLINE, MA — A man wanted in connection with an armed robbery at the Mobil Gas Station on the corner of Cypress and Boylston Street is already facing charges for an armed robbery in Boston, police said.


Newton Doctor Accused Of Fraud To Pay $680K In Settlement

NEWTON, MA – A Newton doctor has agreed to pay $680,000 to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act by submitting inflated claims to Medicare and the Massachusetts Medicaid program (MassHealth) for care to nursing home patients.


Suspect dead, cop wounded after gunfire erupts in traffic stop

A man was killed and a Boston police officer was wounded in Roxbury Friday after an early morning traffic stop erupted into an exchange of gunfire, police said. Two officers stopped a vehicle on Gerard Street at 2:21 a.m. when the driver “exchanged several rounds of gunfire” with them, shooting one